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Bowl: C.25-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Leach, David
Pottery: Lowerdown Pottery




Stoneware with combed decoration and tenmoku glaze

Stoneware, thrown, with combed decoration and brown/black tenmoku glaze. The circular bowl stands on a narrow footring. The sides curve outwards and upwards in a convex curve and flare outwards and upwards slightly towards the rim. The sides

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zoë Ellison

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981) by Ellison, Zoë, Mrs


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1973

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 13.7 cm

Materials used in production

brown and black Tenmoku glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, tenmoku glazed, and combed
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: DL with the D inside the L in a square seal

  • Text: DL
  • Location: On base inside footring
  • Method of creation: Impressed on seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.25-1981
Primary reference Number: 73647
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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